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13 Cards in this Set

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Sacco and Vanzetti
both were immigrant and anarchist executed for a 1920 murder at a Massachusetts factory, though believed to be innocent by many
Assembly line
a line of workers each with a part to do making a final product to increase production
general strike
a strike in which many unions participate in order to show worker unity
uniformity of Product
making large numbers of identical products in an identical way
red scare
fear of communism, socialism, or other so called extream ideas.
jazz age
term for the 1920's a period marked by the great popularity of jazz music, which was linked to changes in manners, morals and fashions
Practice of favoring native born citizens over immigrants
A type of young women having a straight, slim silhouette and a foundness for dancing and brash actions; a symbol of the jazz age
Warren G. Harding
Twenty-ninth President of the United States, 1921-1923; presided overa short administation marked by corruption
Charles A. Lindbergh
aviator who became an international hero when he made the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean in 1927
Marcus Garvey
African American leader from 1919 to 1926 who urged African Americans to return to "motherland" of Africa;provided early insperation for "black pride" movements
Harlem Renaissance
period in the early 1900's during which the literary, musical, and artistic expression of African Americans blossomed in Harlem
Calvin Coolidge
thirtith president of the United States, 1923-1929; promoted big business and opposed social aid